In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The waltz, foxtrot, tango and quickstep are danced in rapid-fire succession in each ballroom round while salsa steps up the beat to let Latin competitors loosen up a little and go through the paces of the rhumba, samba and cha cha.
- Young and old, they were dancing the tango together and singing their hearts out.
- ‘We had less experience at the beginning, so I choreographed rumbas, tangos, and bulerias because they were familiar,’ he said.
- Silently, he stops and gazes at a painting of a man and woman dancing the tango underneath the umbrellas of their servants; the shopkeeper sees him, and she goes outside to talk with him.
- He maintains that it takes at least ten years to learn how to dance a tango.
- Adults and children are well catered for in Saturday's packed workshop programme including samba drumming, bodhrán, African drumming, belly dancing, tango and salsa dancing.
- It was also here that the music and dance of the tango, once described as vertical flirting, was born among the brothels and bordellos of Necochea, a street that today is lined with pizzerias, cantinas and gift shops.
- The next hour is spent dancing the tango, the waltz the rumba, the cha-cha and jive.
- The influences that gave rise to the tango in the streets of Buenos Aires range from the Cuban habanera to Sicilian folk song and dance.
- The polka and waltz are very popular, but Slovenes dance all major dances from the tango to the macarena.
- The bottle has quite a fancy label of a couple dancing the tango, which appears to move when you look at it from a different direction, which would suggest to me that this winemaker is very keen on the idea of exports.
- They've been tap dancing, doing the tango, body-popping, dancing the salsa - you name it, he's seen it.
- As in Argentina, the tango is a popular dance form.
- His main recreation remains ballroom dancing - tango, cha cha and waltz being his specialities.
- Aside from a few moments of group dancing, the evening comprises tangos of varying temperaments, performed by one couple after another (seven in all) and individually choreographed by the performers.
- The Argentine tango originated in Buenos Aires at the turn of the last century.
- Argentine tango is a dance of the night - and passions that breed in the dark.
- In the shack, they danced the tango, the polka and the swing.
- Women dance flamenco and tango and belly dancing.
- And while their environment may look European their spirit is Latin: people giggle in parks, dine out on great shanks of beef, dance the tango far into the night, and follow the passions of soccer.
1bailar el tangotanguearit takes two to tango — esas cosas no se hacen sin cooperación
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